The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Morris
First Name:
William Richard
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX8200
Classification:
Storeman
Company:
‘C’ Company
Enlisted:
16.08.1940
Discharged:
4.05.1944
DOB:
20.10.1901
Place of Birth:
Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Father's Name:
William Morris
Mothers's Name:
Catherine Jane Morris
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Prospector
Java:
Evacuated sick, embarked on HMT Stirling Castle at Ceylon 13.3.1942 and disembarked at Melbourne 28.3.1942. Transferred to 5th Miliary District disembarking HMT Egra on 13/4/1942. Classified medically fit on 27/4/1942 and Taken on Strength to 2/3rd MGB 20.5.1942. Admitted to hospital on 25/11/1942 after an explolsives accident and evacuated to the 113th Australian General Hospital. Transferred to the 115th Australian General Hospital on 18/12/1942. Soldier's right hand was amputated above the wrist on 9/2/1944.
Return Details 1945:
Evacuated sick ex‐Java. Embarked on HMT Stirling Castle at Ceylon on 13.3.1942
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